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11/23/15 – SB Specialty Metals updates Ecommerce for knife steels

SB Specialty Metals has updated the Ecommerce part of their site as a continuation of the overall upgrade to the main website.  The site has many of the existing grades previously sold along with many new materials.  Click on the Shop Now button for Knife Steels  on our main page to get started.

10/26/15 – SB Specialty Metals expands straightening capacity

SB Specialty Metals has just finished installing a #1 Medart straightener.  The new straightener is equipped with auto load and un-load capabilities. The addition of the new straightener and the recently added twin grip grinders increases internal grinding and straightening capacity to 2.5 inches in diameter.    Click here to see the new straightener in action.

SB Specialty Metals now offering M42 flat products

Due to demand from customers, SB Specialty Metals has added a line of flat M42 high speed steel to its inventory.  The material is being stocked in the hot rolled condition in sizes to finish from 0.780 inches thick through 1.875 inches thick.  All M42 conforms to ASTM A600 requirements.

SB Specialty Metals launches new website

SB Specialty Metals has revised and improved their website.  The site is designed to be user friendly and will offer additional information as a resource to SB’s customers.  The new format allows for real time changes and will be updated with news and information on a continuous basis.

SB Specialty Metals celebrates 5 year anniversary

Milestone anniversary marks 5 years of growth Five years ago, SB International purchased the assets of Crucible Service Centers from the bankrupt Crucible Materials Corp. In 5 short years SB Specialty Metals has grown into one of the largest tooling alloy distributors in North America. SB Specialty Metals started with 10 warehouses and in 5…

SB Specialty Metals adds new knife steel

SM-100 becomes available in March 2015 SB Specialty Metals has entered an exclusive agreement with Puris to distribute SM-100 sheet products for blade steels. SM-100 is an alloy made up of 60% nickel and 40% titanium. The grade is corrosion proof, nonmagnetic, wear resistant and is able to achieve hardness levels of 62RC.NASA deemed SM-100…

SB Specialty Grinding adds additional Twin Grip

Further investment increases capacity SB Specialty Grinding has added a second Twin Grip Centerless Grinder. The Cincinnati model 375-20 will increase the facilities total grinding capacity. The magnetic separator on the coolant system removes swarf allowing longer run times and helps improve surface finish to meet future demands. SB’s grinding facility now has 6 centerless…

SP Specialty Metals to hold job fair

New Dayton facility to fill 11 positions SB Specialty Metals will hold a week long job fair the week of December 8th to fill 11 positions at the Master Distribution Center and at SB Specialty Grinding. “The response has been very strong and we are excited about finding and hiring individuals that have a desire…

SB Specialty Grinding purchases twin grip centerless grinder

New machine increases size capabilities SB Specialty Metals has just completed the purchase of a Cincinnati Model 340-20 twin grip centerless grinder for the SB Specialty Grinding operation. The addition of this machine will increase finishing capabilities to 6” diameter. The new grinder will also increase total grinding capacity by almost 40%. SB specialty grinding…

SBSM announces new hot work tool steel grade

PSB67 added to premium products SB Specialty Metals has added another material to the premium products line. PSB67 is a premium, ESR melted version of the popular DIN Standard 1.2367. ESR is a secondary refining melt operation that optimizes the structure and cleanliness of the material. PSB 67 offers better toughness and heat resistance compared…


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